Celebrate Friendsgiving with Unlikely Animal Friends!

Friends are there for you when you need a shoulder to lean on. But who says only humans have friends? Join us this weekend for Unlikely Animal Friends!

If you thought that dogs were only man’s best friend, you’ve got it all wrong! On Dogs Gone Wild (8pm e/p), watch as canines have a blast with everything from deer to dolphins. Cesar Millan joins this episode to explain why it’s perfectly normal for a pup to pal around with species of all types – even unlikely wild ones! Felines get a bad rap for being sly and sneaky. But in Hello Kitty (9pm e/p), they’re the coolest friends to have! From housecats to big cats like leopards and lions, unlikely friendships are formed as these cats cuddle with their deer, bunny, bear and human companions.

On Saturday night, the fun continues! In Man’s Other Best Friend (8pm e/p), Sometimes, man’s best friend is a goose, a seal – or even a bear! You’ll get to see a few dynamic duo’s, including Nat Geo Wild’s own Casey Anderson and his 900-lb. grizzly bear named Brutus! The Wild Bunch (9pm e/p) takes us out into our favorite territory! From boars and rhinos to orangutans, you’ll never know who these animals will be friends with!

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Here’s some behind the scenes footage from the specials. These animals were major divas! Can you believe it?


  1. Phil & Deb
    November 23, 2012, 10:39 pm

    Unlikely Animal Friends – when will it be shown again?

  2. Ajay K Pandey
    November 25, 2012, 5:04 pm

    What va conection they have!

  3. Melissa
    Sarasota, Florida
    November 25, 2012, 10:45 pm

    You guys really screwed with Unlikely Animal Friends by meshing two shows together. I hated having to watch the same thing I’d just seen over again in parts of the following show. Failure.

  4. Carly
    Frederick, Md.
    November 29, 2012, 9:59 pm

    We couldn’t find the show advertised locally and my daughter was really bummed. We have your channel, but it did not broadcast as advertised here 🙁

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